Chapter 12

  1. What does Addie Ann bring to Mrs. Tate at the courthouse?
  2. What does Mrs. Tate tell Mrs. Worth that she saw growing in the garden?
  3. What type of test did Mrs. Worth give to people who wanted to vote? Why do you think white people went to such trouble to prevent black people from voting?

Going Deeper:

Read about Gyrone Kenniel. When Mr. Kenniel was 13-years old, he joined the civil rights movement. He risked his life many times helping African Americans register to vote. Click here to read his story.  Why do you think that Mr. Kenniel felt that registering people to vote was more important than his life?


Myrlie Evers after the death of her husband.


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